Chennai: More than five years after being made one-way owing to Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) works, EVR Salai aka Poonamallee high road would be back to two-way traffic from Sunday (August 7), according to the city traffic police.
In view of CMRL work on the stretch of EVR Salai between Gengu Reddy subway junction and Ega junction one-way implementation was made on November 2011 on EVR Salai, Mayor Ramanathan Road (East), Mayor Ramanathan Road, Dr.Gurusamy Road and in Gengu Reddy subway.
As the CMRL work is nearing completion, city police have proposed to implement two-way traffic systems on EVR Salai. As far as the other roads, two way traffic is allowed from Gengu reddy subway to Ega in EVR Salai, Mayor Ramanathan Road, Gengu reddy subway and Gurusamy bridge with a few modifications, police said.
While vehicle entry from GR subway towards Ega is allowed, timing restrictions would be in place for vehicles towards Dasaprakash. “Vehicles will be allowed between 4 pm and 7 am. In the remaining hours i.e 07.30 am to 4 pm, right turn is not allowed towards Dasaprakash. Those vehicles have to take right on Spurtank Road x P.T School junction itself and reach their destination via Egmore High Road, Udippi Point and Nair Bridge,” a statement read.
Vehicles cannot take right turn to reach Ega junction from Flowers road and would have to take U turn at GR subway to reach Ega. “Right turn is not allowed for the vehicles coming from Tailors Road towards Aminjikarai except the School hours between 07.30 am and 08.30 am and 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm,” the statement said.
Straight, left and right turn is provided for the vehicles coming from Spurtank Road towards Chetpet signal and pedestrian crossing is provided on EVR Salai in front of Police Housing Corporation....